Elsewhere at Harvard

2017 Apr 18

Radcliffe: Writing the History of Civil Rights in a New Era

6:30pm

Location: 

W New York–Union Square, 201 Park Avenue South New York, NY 10003

 

Dean Lizabeth Cohen of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University invites you to attend a reception and panel discussion with current Radcliffe Fellows:

TOMIKO BROWN-NAGIN
2016–2017 Joy Foundation Fellow, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study; 
Daniel P.S. Paul Professor of Constitutional Law, Harvard Law School; 
Professor of History, Faculty of Arts and Sciences

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2017 Mar 28

Harvard Semitic Museum: W. E. B. Du Bois, Education and Archaeology in Egypt: An Overlooked Chapter in the History of Egyptology

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Northwest Building, Lecture Hall B103, 52 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA - Free Event Parking in 52 Oxford Street Garage (Oxford and Everett St. Intersection)

Presented by the Harvard Semitic Museum with support from the Marcella Tilles Memorial Fund

VANESSA DAVIES
Visiting Scholar Researcher, Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology
University of California, Berkeley

2017 Mar 27

Peabody Museum: Piltdown Man, the Missing Link: Exposing the Motives and Methods behind a 100-Year-Old Hoax

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

 

Race, Representation, and Museums Lecture Series

Christopher Dean, Emeritus Professor of Anatomy, Division of Biosciences and Professorial Research Associate, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, University College London

In 1912, British paleontologist Arthur Smith Woodward and amateur antiquarian Charles Dawson announced the discovery of a hominin in Sussex, England, thought to be a possible “missing link” between apes and humans. Referred to as Piltdown Man, the find made headlines, but ultimately turned out to be one of the most...

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2017 Apr 10

DRCLAS Hispanic Cultures Seminar: The Legacy of Lygia Clark's Structuring of the Self

12:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center, Nebel Room 359, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge

For more information see the DRCLAS website. 

Lygia Clark (1920–1988) was a leading abstract artist at the forefront of the Neoconcrete movement in Brazil. She developed her artistic practice by increasingly experimenting with sensory experience, leading to her Objetos sensoriais (Sensorial objects). These objects—often made of...

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2017 Apr 08

DRCLAS: 8th Annual FDR Memorial Lecture: Formulating a New Good Neighbor Policy

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Hall, Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA

 

For more information see the DRCLAS website

In 1943, President Roosevelt spoke at Monterrey, Mexico noting Mexico’s contributions of military support and farm laborers to the war effort. “Our two countries,” he stated, “owe their independence to the fact that your ancestors and mine held the same truths to be worth fighting for and dying for… No less important than the military cooperation...

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2017 Apr 05

DRCLAS: La Biblioteca Nacional de Cuba José Martí y Su Sistema de Bibliotecas Públicas: de los Inciertos Orígenes al Mundo Actual de las Tecnologías (1901-2016)

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South S216, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

 

For more information, see the DRCLAS website. 

Speaker: Dr. Eduardo Torres Cuevas, Director of Cuba’s National Library José Martí

This talk will be in Spanish.

Dr. Eduardo Torres Cuevas...

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2017 Apr 05

DRCLAS Brazil Studies Program: Military dictatorship and political repression in Brazil in the 1960s and 1970s

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-250, 1730 Cambridge Street

For more information, see the DRCLAS Website. 

Speaker: Mariana Joffily, Professor, Department of History, State University of Santa Catarina

Moderator: Sidney Chalhoub, Professor, Department of History, Harvard University

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2017 Mar 31

DRCLAS Cuba Studies Program: The 'Liberal Moment' of the Revolution: Early Educational Reforms in Revolutionary Cuba

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-216 (Resource Room), 1730 Cambridge Street

 

For more information, see the DRCLAS Website

Speaker: Rainer Schultz, PhD, Director of the Consortium for Advanced Studies Abroad (CASA), Cuba Divisional Center in Havana 

Moderators: Alejandro de la Fuente, Robert Woods Bliss Professor of Latin American...

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2017 Mar 30

DRCLAS: Brazil Studies Program: Ecology, Art and Politics in the 1970's in Brazil

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-030, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

 

For more information see the DRCLAS Website

Speaker:  Claudia Mattos Avolese, Associate Professor of History of Art, University of Campinas; DRCLAS Cisneros Visiting Scholar, Harvard University

Moderator:  Frances Hagopian, Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on Government,...

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2017 Mar 29

DRCLAS: The Many Returns of José Dolores: Displacement and Colombia’s Forgotten Midcentury Peace

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-250, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

 

See the DRCLAS Website for more information

Speaker: Robert Karl, Assistant Professor of History, Princeton University; Santander Visiting Scholar, DRCLAS

As their society attempted in the late 1950s to move beyond the...

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